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Elixir for JS Developers

May 19, 2021

May 19, 2021

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Elixir for JS Developers

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Are you a JavaScript developer curious to learn Elixir, but not sure where to start?

In this video, Tim Gremore, Development Lead at Headway, helps you get up to speed so you can start bringing your ideas to life with Elixir language.

Follow along with Tim with this web page here.

Understanding the foundations of a new programming language like Elixir will prepare you for more advanced concepts in the future of your career. Learn about the elements of Elixir vs JavaScript and how you can apply them to new projects.

What you'll learn

  • How to learn Elixir with a JavaScript background
  • Elixir data types and language constructs
  • Deepen your understanding of Elixir and prepare for future learning by relating concepts to JavaScript

Resources

Elixir Lang Documentation

Elixir School

Elixir vs Javascript - Code Comparisons

Segments

00:00 - Welcome
02:02 - Introduction to Elixir for JS Developers
04:09 - Topic Overview - Document Link
04:36 - [ Basics Section Start ] - Code Conventions
06:06 - Variable Declaration (or binding)
11:08 - Comparison Operators
14:10 - Imports
17:24 - Functions
21:26 - Method Chaining
25:14 - Destructuring
27:36 - Pattern Matching
30:12 - [ Control Flow Section Start ] - Case Statements
34:16 - If Else Statements
36:40 - [ Common List Operations Start] - Map
38:26 - Filter
40:00 - Reduce
42:38 - Live Q&A Begins
43:00 - Resources to Learn Elixir
46:15 - Use conditional statement vs pattern matching in Elixir
48:40 - Recursion Discussion
50:59 - Tuple and Elixir
54:25 - Phoenix Framework vs Express or Flask
55:56 - Upcoming Events and Job Opportunities

Are you a JavaScript developer curious to learn Elixir, but not sure where to start?

In this video, Tim Gremore, Development Lead at Headway, helps you get up to speed so you can start bringing your ideas to life with Elixir language.

Follow along with Tim with this web page here.

Understanding the foundations of a new programming language like Elixir will prepare you for more advanced concepts in the future of your career. Learn about the elements of Elixir vs JavaScript and how you can apply them to new projects.

What you'll learn

  • How to learn Elixir with a JavaScript background
  • Elixir data types and language constructs
  • Deepen your understanding of Elixir and prepare for future learning by relating concepts to JavaScript

Resources

Elixir Lang Documentation

Elixir School

Elixir vs Javascript - Code Comparisons

Segments

00:00 - Welcome
02:02 - Introduction to Elixir for JS Developers
04:09 - Topic Overview - Document Link
04:36 - [ Basics Section Start ] - Code Conventions
06:06 - Variable Declaration (or binding)
11:08 - Comparison Operators
14:10 - Imports
17:24 - Functions
21:26 - Method Chaining
25:14 - Destructuring
27:36 - Pattern Matching
30:12 - [ Control Flow Section Start ] - Case Statements
34:16 - If Else Statements
36:40 - [ Common List Operations Start] - Map
38:26 - Filter
40:00 - Reduce
42:38 - Live Q&A Begins
43:00 - Resources to Learn Elixir
46:15 - Use conditional statement vs pattern matching in Elixir
48:40 - Recursion Discussion
50:59 - Tuple and Elixir
54:25 - Phoenix Framework vs Express or Flask
55:56 - Upcoming Events and Job Opportunities

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